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Swedlow, Kathy

Overview
Works: 48 works in 48 publications in 1 language and 78 library holdings
Genres: Trials, litigation, etc 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by Kathy Swedlow
Core criminal procedure : learning through multiple-choice questions by Kathy Swedlow( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Excerpts from Comprehensive criminal procedure, 3rd Edition( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When must a rule 60(b) motion be deemed a "second or successive" habeas petition? by Kathy Swedlow( )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Discusses the case Abdur'Rahman v. Bell, in which Abu-Ali Abdur'Rahman (formerly known as James Lee Jones) was convicted in 1987 of murder in Tennessee, despite some evidence that indicated he was not responsible for the murder. He appealed, claiming prosecutorial misconduct and ineffective assistance of counsel. Issues include whether the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure or AEDPA apply to his habeas claim
May a state use inconsistent theories when prosecuting different defendants in connection with the same crime? by Kathy Swedlow( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Discusses the case Bradshaw v. Stumpf, in which John D. Stumpf pled guilty to first-degree murder, but subsequently claimed he did not understand what rights he was giving up. He was sentenced to death for the murder. In addition, an accomplice was tried separately for the same murder, and the prosecution used different arguments as to who pulled the trigger in the two cases
When is a capital case final? by Kathy Swedlow( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Discusses the case Bell v. Thompson. Gregory Thompson was convicted in 1985 of murder, but there were questions of his mental health. After a number of appeals, the Sixth Circuit Court denied habeas corpus relief, then later withdrew that opinion
When is a defendant responsible for his attorney's failure to adequately plead trial errors? by Kathy Swedlow( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Discusses the case Banks v. Dretke, in which Delma Banks, Jr., was convicted and sentenced to death for murder in Texas, based partly on testimony from a paid informant. Banks' appeals claim state suppression of evidence and ineffective assistance of counsel
How should the Armed Career Criminal Act treat convictions that allow persons to retain their civil rights? by Kathy Swedlow( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Discusses the case Logan v. United States of America, in which James D. Logan was arrested in 2005 for possession of a pistol. Because he had four previous convictions (one felony, three misdemeanors), his prison sentence was enhanced under the Armed Career Criminal Act. Logan argues that under the Firearms Owners' Protection Act, his sentence should not have been increased
When should U.S. courts apply rulings issued by the International Court of Justice? by Kathy Swedlow( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Discusses the case Medellin v. Dretke, in which José Medellin, a Mexican citizen, was convicted in Texas for rape and murder in 1994. However, he was not told of his right to consular notification under the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations. The International Court of Justice ruled in a similar case that the United States had violated the Convention, so Medellin appealed to the Supreme Court
Does California's sentencing scheme limit a jury's consideration of post-crime mitigation? by Kathy Swedlow( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Discusses the case Brown v. Payton, in which William Payton was convicted of murder and sentenced to death. He argues that California's sentencing instructions to juries restricted the jurors' consideration of mitigating evidence
Did Ring v. Arizona merely announce a nonretroactive procedural rule? by Kathy Swedlow( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Discusses the case Schriro v. Summerlin, in which Warren Summerlin was arrested and charged with murder in Arizona in 1981; despite Summerlin's mental problems, conflicts of interest between the lawyers, and a drug-using presiding judge, he was found guilty; under Arizona law at the time, the judge sentenced him to death. In 2002, the U.S. Supreme Court, in Ring v. Arizona, held that a jury must determine a capital sentence, and Summerlin argues this should be applied retroactively to his case
Is it cruel and unusual punishment to impose the death penalty for child rape? by Kathy Swedlow( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Discusses the case Kennedy v. Louisiana, in which Patrick O. Kennedy was sentenced to death for the aggravated rape of his 8-year old stepdaughter
Can a state execute someone who was under the age of 18 when he committed the capital crime? by Kathy Swedlow( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Discusses the case Roper v. Simmons, in which Christopher Simmons was convicted of kidnapping and murder in Missouri, and sentenced to death; he was 17 when the crime was committed
When can a capital resentencing jury consider evidence that questions the defendant's guilt? by Kathy Swedlow( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Discusses the case Oregon v. Guzek, in which Randy Lee Guzek was sentenced to death in Oregon for two murders; the sentence was vacated, and there were two resentencing hearings. The Oregon sentencing rules changed more than once. In addition, Guzek wished to introduced new testimony, and there is a question whether this case involves any federal questions
Should a civil rights claim in a death penalty case be treated as a habeas petition? by Kathy Swedlow( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Discusses the case Hill v. McDonough, in which Clarence Edward Hill was sentenced to death for killing a police officer in 1982; the Florida Supreme Court on appeal reconsidered the sentence, and resentenced him to death. The Supreme Court agreed to hear Hill's petitions in order to decide whether they are civil rights claims under Section 1983 or habeas corpus petitions, as well as issues of lethal drug execution methods
The Supreme Court reviews the Fifth Circuit's application of Penry I and Penry II by Kathy Swedlow( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Discusses two Texas cases: Tennard v. Dretke and Smith v. Dretke. Robert James Tennard and Robert Smith (actual name: Robert McBride) were both sentenced to death in Texas in separate cases; both have low IQs. The main issue is whether the sentencing juries were able to consider mitigating factors in their considerations, as required in the Supreme Court Penry decisions
Can a federal court overturn a capital sentence on the ground that the penalty phase argument was inflammatory? by Kathy Swedlow( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Discusses the case Roper v. Weaver, in which William Weaver, a death-row prisoner in Missouri, claims that the prosecutor's closing remarks in the penalty phase hearing were inflammatory and violated his rights to due process
When must a jury be told that a defendant will be ineligible for parole if sentenced to life? by Kathy Swedlow( )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Discusses the case Kelly v. South Carolina, in which William Kelly was convicted in South Carolina for a 1996 murder; the court refused to instruct the sentencing jury that he would not be eligible for parole if sentenced to life imprisonment. The jury sentenced him to death. Kelly argues that under Simmons v. South Carolina (1994), the jury should have gotten such an instruction
May a federal court hold a habeas claim in abeyance while the petitioner exhausts his state law claims? by Kathy Swedlow( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Discusses the case Rhines v. Weber. Charles R. Rhines was sentenced to death in South Dakota; his federal appeal was held in abeyance because some state claims were not exhausted, but the Eight Circuit court reversed this decision
When is a California jury's consideration of an invalid special circumstance harmless error? by Kathy Swedlow( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Discusses the case Brown v. Sanders, in which Ronald Sanders was found guilty of murder in California, and sentenced to death under California's "special circumstances" rules. The California Supreme Court found some of the special circumstances invalid, but upheld the sentence; the Ninth Circuit Court reversed. The two main issues are whether California's sentencing laws are "weighing" (the sentencer must weigh the aggravating factors against mitigating factors) or "nonweighing" statutes, and whether the errors in the case were harmless errors
Forced medication of legally incompetent prisoners : a primer by Kathy Swedlow( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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